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- A Brief History of Marine Biology and Oceanography: Historical overview of marine sciences from the bronze age to the 20th century, with images and a timeline.
- A Victorian Renaissance Man: John Obadiah Westwood: Exhibits materials about the life and work of a prolific nineteenth-century entomologist, archaeologist, and biological illustrator.
- Biochemistry History: Short biographies of Biochemists Marshall Nirenberg, who cracked the genetic code, and Sir Frederick Gowland Hopkins, discoverer of vitamins
- Bioexplorer: History of Biology: A collection of links covering history of biology.
- Biographies of Biologists: Alphabetical list of biologists' and paleontologists' biographies maintained by the University of California Museum of Paleontology.
- Biotech Chronicles: Variety of resources for teaching the history of biotechnology, including timelines, biographies, and stories.
- Enter Evolution: Theory and History: Evolutionary topics and scientists in their historical context - from Museum of Paleontology, UC-Berkeley.
- Evolution of Evolution: Essay on the interaction of human history, including women's history, and the development of evolution theory.
- Evolution: Selected Papers and Commentary: Full-text versions of key papers in evolutionary biology from the nineteenth century onwards, with particular emphasis on the work of William Bateson and Darwin's close research associate, George Romanes.
- Fabre, Jean-Henri Casimir ( 1823 - 1915 ): The life and work of this entomologist. E-Texts and Gallery.
- Galton, Francis: Pioneer of Heredity: A critical account of the nineteenth century scientist's work on genetics, evolution and biological statistics. Book written by Michael Bulmer, in PDF format.
- Hans Spemann Bio And Photo: Contains information about Hans Spemann 1935 Nobel Laureate in Medicine
- Historica Botanica: Miscellany, reference information and research concerning the history of botany.
- History of Biomedicine: Extensive historical perspective of the medical and biomedical fields, including useful biomedical research links. From the Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm.
- International Society for the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Biology (ISHPSSB): The Society sponsors an annual meeting, a listserv, and semiannual newsletters, and offers educational resources and a beginner's guide for research in the history of biology.
- Jan Swammerdam: Describes the life and work of this 17th century Dutch microscopist.
- Jean Linden: The 19th century Belgian who explored and horticulturist who specialized in orchids.
- Joseph Dalton Hooker: A leading nineteenth century botanist, and close friend of Charles Darwin.
- Journal of the History of Biology: "Devoted to the history of the biological sciences, with additional interest and concern in philosophical and social issues confronting biology." Table of contents, author instructions, and subscription information are available for free.
- Lefalophodon: An informal and incomplete guide to the history of evolutionary biology from about 1800 to about 1950. Its main emphases are on the late 19th century and on paleontology.
- Life Sciences in the Twentieth Century: History of Science Society newsletter article, by Garland Allen, 1997.
- Robert Hooke: Site devoted to the life and work of Robert Hooke, one of the leading scientists of 17th century England, and first Curator of Experiments at the Royal Society.
- The Alfred Russel Wallace Page: Contains information about the English naturalist, including commentaries, full-text of some of his writings, and bibliographies.
- The Discovery of the Cell: The site is devoted to the history of the cell biology for the last 400 years.
- The History of Evolution: Not just the historical aspects of evolution, but also the evolution of all species.
- The Huxley File: The works of Thomas Henry Huxley (1825-1895): physiologist, anatomist, anthropologist, agnostic, educator, and Darwin's bulldog.
- The World of Richard Dawkins: Biographical and research `resource` about the evolutionary biologist, including a schedule of events, list of publications, and other resources in evolution.
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